The Quentin Blake Treasury
Welcome to the wonderful world of Quentin Blake! Collected here are his best-loved characters, classic stories and marvellous rhymes – together for the first time in a treasury to be shared and enjoyed by all.
Meet Mister Magnolia, with only one boot! Peer into Angelica Sprocket's Pockets! Set off with Mrs Armitage Queen Of The Road, be whisked away by the music of the extraordinary Patrick and soar into the air on the wings of Angel Pavement. Discover the crazy counting of the mischievous Cockatoos and the most enjoyable alphabet ever in Quentin Blake's ABC. And finally, join in at the top of your voice with the verse and songs of Quentin Blake's Nursery Rhyme Book and All Join In!
From Quentin's very first picture book to his most recent adventures, this collection spans and celebrates his astonishing career. There's inspiration and exuberance, wit and wonder, joy and jollity to be found within these pages; we can't wait for you to explore them…
Hardback$44.95 RRPISBN: 9780857550477Published: 03/12/2012Imprint: Jonathan CapeExtent: 288 pages
Quentin Blake has been drawing ever since he can remember. He taught illustration for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art, of which he is an honorary professor. He has won many prizes, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 1999 he was appointed the first Children's Laureate. In the 2013 New Year's Honours List he was knighted for services to illustration.